Indian Shuttlers Reach Thomas Cup Quarterfinals With 5-0 Win Over Tahiti, First Time Since 2010

B Sai Praneeth started the proceedings with a 21-5, 21-6 win over Louis Beaubois.© AFP

The Indian males’s badminton staff hammered Tahiti 5-0 in a Group C match to enter the quarterfinals of the ongoing Thomas Cup in Aarhus for the primary time since 2010. It was a second straight 5-0 win for India, the staff having crushed the Netherlands with an an identical margin on Sunday. Tuesday’s win over the island nation ensured India’s end in top-two within the four-team Group C. India will tackle conventional powerhouse China within the closing match on Wednesday. B Sai Praneeth started the proceedings with a 21-5 21-6 win over Louis Beaubois within the simply 23 minutes within the opening singles.

Sameer Verma made it 2-0 with a straightforward 21-12 21-12 victory over Remi Rossi in 41 minutes. Kiran George sealed the tie for India with a 21-4 21-2 thrashing of Elias Maublanc within the third males’s singles that bought over in solely quarter-hour.

In the inconsequential doubles matches, the pair of Krishna Prasad and Vishnu Vardhan achieved a 21-8 21-7 win in 21 minutes.

In the ultimate doubles match of the day, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty beat Maublanc and Heiva Yvonet 21-5 21-3. It is the primary time since 2010 that the Indian males’s staff has made the quarterfinals of the event.


Back then, they misplaced to Indonesia within the quarters. The Indian girls’s staff additionally reached the Uber Cup quarterfinals after they beat Scotland 3-1 on Tuesday.

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